(Reuters) – Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook Inc
Acton spent eight years with WhatsApp, which Facebook bought in 2014 for $19 billion in cash and stock.
A Stanford alumnus, Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum in 2009. The duo worked at Yahoo before starting WhatsApp.
(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)